White House to Address Petition to Deport Justin Bieber

The online petition has more than 100,000 signatures, requiring a response from the White House. 

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Justin Bieber after leaving the Turner Guilford Knight Correctional Center in Miami on Jan. 23, 2014

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One of many White House petitions to deport Justin Bieber following his DUI arrest in Miami last week has officially surpassed 100,000 signatures, which triggers an automatic requirement for the White House to respond to the request.

According to Buzzfeed, a White House spokesperson confirmed that the office will be responding to the petition, stating, “every petition that crosses the threshold is reviewed by the appropriate staff and receives a response.”

Since the teen pop star was arrested last week Thursday for drag-racing while under the influence in Florida, many have called for the Canadian-born icon to be deported, due to his reckless behavior.

Whether or not they will get their wish is yet to be determined.

Read more at Buzzfeed.

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